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Predicting the Occurrence of Construction Disputes Using Machine Learning Techniques
AYHAN, MURAT; Dikmen Toker, İrem; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat (2021-04-01)
© 2021 American Society of Civil Engineers.The construction industry is overwhelmed by an increasing number and severity of disputes. The primary objective of this research is to predict the occurrence of disputes by utili...
Effect of mixture proportioning on the strength and mineralogy of magnesium phosphate cements
Bilginer, Baki Aykut; Erdoğan, Sinan Turhan (Elsevier BV, 2021-3)
Magnesium potassium phosphate cement (MKPC) has properties advantageous over ordinary portland cement such as quick setting and rapid strength gain. Although the effect of mixture proportioning on MKPC pastes has been stud...
Integrated Probabilistic Delay Analysis Method to Estimate Expected Outcome of Construction Delay Disputes
Bektas, Sinasi; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat; Dikmen Toker, İrem (2021-02-01)
© 2020 American Society of Civil Engineers.Delays are almost inevitable in construction projects. They can have a devastating effects on the project. Therefore, proper analysis of delays and apportionment of liability is o...
Feasibility of pumped storage hydropower with existing pricing policy in Turkey
Barbaros, Efe; Aydın, İsmail; Celebioglu, Kutay (Elsevier BV, 2021-02-01)
Pumped-storage hydroelectricity (PSH) has been used worldwide as a means of energy storage for many years. Unlike many countries with pumped storage, Turkey has not needed a PSH facility until very recently since the exist...
Evaluating the performance of a WRF initial and physics ensemble over Eastern Black Sea and Mediterranean regions in Turkey
Düzenli, Eren; Yücel, İsmail; Pilatin, Heves; Yılmaz, Mustafa Tuğrul (Elsevier BV, 2021-01-15)
The physics- and initial-based ensemble approach for Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model is applied for predicting four different extreme precipitation events that occurred in summer and autumn over the two most f...
Influence of ground perlite on the hydration and strength development of calcium aluminate cement mortars
Şengül, Kemal; Erdoğan, Sinan Turhan (Elsevier BV, 2021-01-10)
© 2020 Elsevier LtdCalcium aluminate cement (CAC) concretes are desirable owing to their rapid strength development and resistance to high temperatures, sulfates and acids. They suffer two drawbacks, however, high cost and...
Assessing nonstationarity impacts for historical and projected extreme precipitation in Turkey
Aziz, Rizwan; Yücel, İsmail (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2021-01-01)
The temporal variability in yearly and seasonal extreme precipitation across Turkey is investigated using stationary and nonstationary frequency approach. Four frequency distributions namely, generalized extreme value (GEV...
Flow structure inside and around a rectangular array of rigid emerged cylinders located at the sidewall of an open channel
Köken, Mete; Constantinescu, George (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2021-01-01)
Flow structure inside and around a rectangular array of emerged cylinders located adjacent to the sidewall of an open channel is investigated using eddy-resolving numerical simulations. This configuration is particularly r...
Use of Alternative Site Amplification Models in Simulations and Uncertainty Analysis
Muratoğlu, Gamze; Askan Gündoğan, Ayşegül; Karım Zadeh Naghshıneh, Shaghayegh; Yong, Alan (null; 2020-12-16)
Ground motion simulations are used for earthquake engineering purposes as alternative to real records. The accuracy of the simulations is evaluated using misfit functions in terms of seismological and structural parameters...
Performance comparison of BRBFs designed using different response modification factors
Güner, Tuğberk; Topkaya, Cem (Elsevier BV, 2020-12-15)
This paper presents details of the numerical examination and performance comparison of steel buckling restrained braced frames (BRBFs) designed with different response modification factors, using the next-generation perfor...
A review of the optimization studies for Savonius turbine considering hydrokinetic applications
Maldar, Nauman Riyaz; Ng, Cheng Yee; Oğuz, Elif (Elsevier BV, 2020-12-15)
© 2020 Elsevier LtdThe trend of utilizing renewable energy sources is witnessing a brisk growth around the world. Among the various sources of renewable energy, hydropower is considered the most favorable due to its high p...
Exploring the Relationship between Complexity and Risk in Megaconstruction Projects
Erol, Huseyin; Dikmen, Irem; Atasoy Özcan, Güzide; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2020-12-01)
© 2020 American Society of Civil Engineers.Although complexity and risk are inherent characteristics of megaconstruction projects, existing project management approaches fail to incorporate complexity-based thinking into r...
A smart contract system for security of payment of construction contracts
Ahmadisheykhsarmast, Salar; Sönmez, Rifat (Elsevier BV, 2020-12-01)
© 2020 Elsevier B.V.Timely payment of project participants is crucial for successful completion of construction projects, however the construction industry worldwide suffers from poor payment practices. The existing resear...
Bridge collapses in Turkey: causes and remedies
Schaap, Hulya Sonmez; Caner, Alp (Informa UK Limited, 2020-12-01)
Bridge collapses in Turkey have not been the subject of any comprehensive study so far. Investigations are often kept confidential for various reasons. As a result, most of the time only limited information can be found ab...
Experimental study on hybrid precast tunnel segments reinforced by macro-synthetic fibres and glass fibre reinforced polymer bars
Tengilimoglu, Oguz; Akyüz, Uğurhan (2020-12-01)
Increasing the popularity of using fibres in precast structures has brought questions about their usability in segmental tunnel linings as an alternative to the conventional reinforced lining. Most prior studies have alrea...
A photogrammetry based method for determination of 3D morphological indices of coarse aggregates
Öztürk, Hande Işık; Rashidzade, Isfandiyar (Elsevier BV, 2020-11-30)
Over the last half-century, various image-based methods have been developed to quantify the morphological indices of aggregates. The majority of these methods rely on two-dimensional (2D) imaging for practical reasons, whe...
Life cycle assessment of a Ro-Ro ship for operation phase
Çiçek, Doğa Derman; Sağır, Melih Can; Oğuz, Elif (null; 2020-11-19)
An exploratory study on utilization of BIM for risk management
Kaya, Hazal Deniz; Dikmen, İrem; Atasoy, Güzide; Birgönül, Mustafa Talat (İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi; 2020-11-14)
It is a well-known fact that BIM application in construction projects enables several advantages such as better collaboration and communication, effective project visualization before construction, more efficient cost esti...
Literature review on BIM-based building energy performance optimization
Can, Esra; Akçamete Güngör, Aslı (İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi; 2020-11-14)
Buildings comprise a large part of global energy consumption and make a significant contribution to overall CO2 emissions in the world. Therefore, increasing the energy efficiency of buildings becomes a priority to reduce ...
4D BIM integrated productivity revision of construction projects
Khataei, Saman; AKÇAMETE GÜNGÖR, ASLI; SÖNMEZ, RİFAT (null; 2020-11-14)
The compatibility of estimated schedules with real conditions is crucial for the planning and management of construction projects. Several research studies confirm that inaccurate schedules impose a considerable amount of ...